Ambassador of Indonesia, Adam Mulawarman Tugio Wednesday called on Rector of International Islamic University (IIU) Dr. Masoom Yasinzai.
During the meeting, issues pertaining to expand mutual cooperation for people to people contact, boosting ties among the academia of both sides and joint venture for promotion of peace through dialogue were discussed.
Indonesian Envoy proposed establishment of an Indonesian corner at IIU upon which both the dignitaries discussed various aspects such as its scope, utilization , feasibility , objectives and its role in promoting cultural similarities as well as interaction between common people and academia of both countries.
They also agreed for future deliberations to hold a conference on the role of religious seminaries in Muslim societies and importance of Dawah as per contemporary requirements.
They also agreed that there is a dire need of exchange of experiences among the universities of sides as well as conferences and dialogues to discuss leading issues of Muslim world.
On the occasion, the Indonesian Ambassador said that there is a large number of students of IIUI Alumni in Indonesia who are contributing in development and progress of the country being on the important positions.
He said Indonesia is keen to enhance collaboration with Pakistani universities in the fields of science, technology and dialogue.
Speaking on the occasion, IIU Rector said that Muslim Societies must focus on bridging the gap between academia and industry.
He said there are the high times for universities to pay back to the societies by finding the solutions to the contemporary problems as per needs of the societies.